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Ex-Ambassador John Ashe of Antigua and Barbuda is accused of accepting bribes from a Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople. (Credit: AP)

BREAKING: Former UN General Assembly Head Accused Of Bribery

New York federal prosecutors on Tuesday accused the former president of the United Nations General Assembly of orchestrating a $1.3 million bribery scheme that turned the deliberative body into "a platform for profit."

  • BREAKING: Transatlantic Data Sharing Pact Invalidated By EU High Court

    Europe's highest court ruled Tuesday that the safe harbor pact enabling transatlantic data transfers between the U.S. and European Union should be struck down, agreeing with its top legal adviser in finding that the deal fails to provide an adequate level of protection for EU citizens' data.

  • Black & Decker Wins $54M In DeWalt Trade Dress Battle

    An Illinois federal jury handed down a $54 million verdict Monday that said toolmaker Positec USA Inc. infringed the yellow and black trade dress of Black & Decker’s DeWalt brand of power tools.

  • J&J Wins 1st Trial Over Prosima Pelvic Mesh

    A Texas state court jury on Monday cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in the first trial over the company's Prosima pelvic mesh device, rejecting claims the device was defectively designed and that the company didn't adequately warn consumers about the risks involved.

  • BP Finalizes $20B Deepwater Spill Settlement

    The U.S. Department of Justice on Monday unveiled the final terms of BP Exploration & Production Inc.'s agreement to pay over $20 billion to settle federal and state claims stemming from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, sending the largest pollution judgment in U.S. history to a Louisiana federal judge for approval.

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Pays $14M Over Alleged China Bribes

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. on Monday agreed to pay $14 million to settle allegations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that its representatives in China bribed state-owned and state-controlled hospitals to boost prescription sales.

  • San Jose Strikes Out In MLB Antitrust Immunity Challenge

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied a bid to hear an antitrust lawsuit by the city of San Jose, California, against Major League Baseball over the potential relocation of the Oakland Athletics, putting an end to the latest challenge to professional baseball's long-held exemption from antitrust law.

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